Two more "honour killings" in Pakistan this week highlight the plight of young couples who marry without the consent of their families.
News analysis: US interest in the Afghanistan region is now waning, but various extremist factions will remain.
At least 27 people have been killed in an assault by Taliban militants on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi.
Farzana Iqbal's murder sent shockwaves around the world. Now her sister says it should be Muhammed Iqbal behind bars, not her father and family.
A successful visit to Pakistan by new Indian prime minister Narendra Modi could unlock a cascade of beneficial consequences for both nations.
Nawaz Sharif has questioned why police allegedly stood by while a woman was stoned, adding that a "totally unacceptable" crime had to be dealt with.
Officials have accused militants of a deadly train blast. The explosion comes after security forces said they had killed 30 separatist militants.
Muslim extremists have been targeting "blasphemous" moderates in Pakistan, driving adherents away from the Sufi-influenced Islamic tradition.
The SA women's cricket team beat Ireland by eight wickets in the Qatar International Championship tri-series.
Pakistan says it would raise the issue of US drone strikes inside its territory at the United Nations Human Rights Council.
A US drone strike on the Pakistani Taliban leader threatens government efforts to start peace talks.
Pakistanis see the international acclaim of education activist Malala Yousafzai as a Western drama played out to heap more criticism on their country.
More that 300 people are feared dead in the lasted earthquake to hit southwest Pakistan.
Two bombers have struck a church in Peshawar, killing more than 60 and wounding 120 people, say officials.
Pakistan Olympic Association discord has resulted in failure to meet the entry deadline in the field hockey event at next year's Commonwealth Games.
Pakistan has put forward a film for the Oscars for the first time in nearly 50 years as its struggling film industry shows signs of revival.
Maulana Sami ul-Haq told an interviewer this week that peace would not be possible as long as foreign troops were in Afghanistan.
Historian Faisal Devji unearths some unusual and unlikely links in South Asia’s fraught history.
In a nation long plagued by military coups, the question of who will replace Pakistan's all-powerful army chief has taken on new urgency this year.